Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Collision

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a collision with a pickup truck in San Francisco’s Mission District on Tuesday morning, police said today.

The collision was reported at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at South Van Ness Avenue and 21st Street.

The truck was making a U-turn at the intersection when the motorcyclist sideswiped him, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries, Esparza said.

No other information about the collision was immediately available this morning, he said.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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